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private bill

n
(Parliamentary Procedure) a bill presented to Parliament or Congress on behalf of a private individual, corporation, etc
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The secretary despatched his man with a message to Rabourdin that the minister could not work with him until Saturday, on which day the Chamber was occupied with private bills, and his Excellency had more time at his disposal.
Blake, the elder, was up to his eyes in the business of the House of Commons, and was amusing himself at home that night with the favourite parliamentary plaything which they call "a private bill.
The house also adopted private bills for setting up the Pakistan University and the Usman Institute of Technology University.
As per the rules, ministers can't move private bills.
He now sits as an Independent Member and consequently was removed from the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills as per Standing Order 113(a) which requires that membership of Committees be in proportion to the representation of the recognized Parties in the House.
We have been working closely with them on their cases-coordinating with their lawyers, and we introduced private bills for each in the Senate.
The chief minister directed the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Nisar Khuhro, to bring all the private bills in the cabinet meetings for discussion.
The chief minister directed the minister for Parliamentary affairs Nisar Khuhro to bring all the private bills in the cabinet meetings for discussion.
Some 34 private bills were also introduced on Private Members Days.
Asked about some MPs, including BJP's Varun Gandhi, planning to introducing Jan Lokpal Bill as private bills, he said private bills do not achieve much.
Without Government support it has little chance of becoming law, although there have been recent examples of private Bills prompting Ministers to bring forward their own proposals - such as MP Andrew Miller's Bill on rights for agency workers.
The London Councils are taking advantage of a role that allows local authorities to present Private Bills to Parliament on 27 November every year.